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January 14, 2019  

Important Information for SNAP Recipients about your February Benefits

Due to the federal government shutdown, you will be receiving your February Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits early. If you received a SNAP benefit in January and were scheduled to receive SNAP in February, your February benefits will be available on your Families First card on Jan. 17.

January 11, 2019  

New Jersey Caregiver Taskforce

Acting Governor Sheila Oliver today signed legislation to establish the New Jersey Caregiver Task Force, which will evaluate support services that are available to caregivers. The Task Force will also recommend improvements and expansion of such services and is required to provide an initial report within a year of its organization. 

December 12, 2018

State Agency Creates Office of Family Voice

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) today announced the creation of an Office of Family Voice, the first of its kind among public child welfare agencies nationwide. The office will serve as a liaison to program participants and facilitate opportunities for formal feedback that informs policy and guides system transformation.

October 17, 2018

Grand Opening of the Basic Education Program for Adults in Spanish

This very exciting, important Literacy initiative will offer education classes to Spanish speaking adults in Monmouth County with the goal of connecting adults to literacy courses, ESL, further educational opportunities, and then workforce opportunities.